Convert Pound Per Square Inch to Kilopound Per Square Foot (psi to ksf)

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Pound Per Square Inch (abbreviations: psi, or lb/in2): is a unit of pressure or of stress based on avoirdupois units. It is the pressure resulting from a force of one pound-force applied to an area of one square inch.

Kilopound Per Square Foot (abbreviations: ksf, or kips/ft2): is a British (Imperial) and American pressure unit which is directly related to the ksi pressure unit by a factor of 144 (1 sq ft = 12 in x 12 in = 144 sq in). Where, 1 kilopound per square foot equals 47.8803 kilopascals.

How to Convert Pounds Per Square Inches to Kilopounds Per Square Feet

Example: How many kilopounds per square feet are equivalent to 23.57 pounds per square inches?


1 pounds per square inches = 0.14400009216006 kilopounds per square feet

23.57 pounds per square inches = Y kilopounds per square feet

Assuming Y is the answer, and by criss-cross principle;

Y equals 23.57 times 0.14400009216006 over 1

(i.e.) Y = 23.57 * 0.14400009216006 / 1 = 3.3940821722126 kilopounds per square feet

Answer is: 3.3940821722126 kilopounds per square feet are equivalent to 23.57 pounds per square inches.

Practice Question: Convert the following units into ksf:

N.B.: After working out the answer to each of the next questions, click adjacent button to see the correct answer.

( i ) 98.46 psi

( ii ) 47.08 psi

( iii ) 64.95 psi

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